ATR 618 - Nutrition and Exercise Prescription
An in-depth study of the influence of nutrition and exercise on performance, injury, activities of daily living, and quality of life. This course will focus on nutritional assessment, fitness assessment, and the synthesis of the information gained into appropriate, evidence-based nutrition and exercise programs. The programs designed will be developed using principles related to cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, flexibility, and balance. Consideration will be given to diets and ergogenic aids. Didactic and laboratory experience will allow students to learn and apply theories in laboratory and field assessment.
Three lecture hours. Three lab hours.
Four semester hours.